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Samuel Gompers Papers (Editorial Project)


Samuel Gompers Papers (Editorial Project)
Gompers, Samuel
Collection number:
144 linear feet, mircofilm cabinet, and 2 items
Bulk dates:
1886-2011 and undated
Inclusive dates:
1886-2011 and undated
Collection Area:
State of Maryland and Historical Collections
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

The Samuel Gompers Papers consist of the documents created during the research, writing, and publishing of the twelve volumes of the Samuel Gompers Papers (University of Illinois Press). This project began under Stephen Kaufman in 1974 and was completed in 2011. The primary purpose of the project was to collect, annotate, and make available primary sources regarding early American Labor History. The files in this collection relate to the editing of the primary sources and the formation of the project. Some of the materials included in the collection are correspondence, research files, photographs, reports, microfilm, memorabilia, and electronic records.

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Samuel Gompers Papers (Editorial Project), Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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